Dr Ekaterina Stepanova

Publications on networks and violence

In English:

Stepanova E., “Foreign Terrorist Fighters from Russia in and after Syria and Iraq: (Trans) National Trends and Threats”, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, vol. 46, no. 11 (2023), pp. 2214–2240.
[Online first: 7 June 2021]. DOI: 10.1080/1057610X.2021.1923625
WoS, Scopus

Stepanova E., ISIS and the Phenomenon of Foreign Terrorist Fighters in Syria and Iraq (Moscow: IMEMO, 2020), 198 p., in Russian.
ISBN: 978-5-9535-0583-3
DOI: 10.20542/978-5-9535-0583-3

Stepanova E., “Transnational Islamist terrorism: network fragmentation and bottom-up regionalization,” in Global Terrorism Index 2014: Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism (Sydney, New York, London: Institute of Economics & Peace, 2014),
pp. 74–78.
ISBN: 978-0-9874448-9-9

Stepanova E., “The evolution of the al-Qaeda-type terrorism: networks and beyond,” in L.Bossi, C.Demetriou and S.Malthaner (eds), Dynamics of Political Violence: A Process-Oriented Perspective on Radicalization and the Escalation of Political Conflict (Farnham, VA: Ashgate, 2014), pp. 288–305.

Stepanova E., “Lone wolves and network agents in leaderless jihad: the case of the Boston Marathon bombing cell”, in K.Rekawek and M.Milosevic (eds.), Perseverance of Terrorism: Focus on Leaders (Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2014), pp. 50–63.

Stepanova E. The Boston Bombings: A Post-Qaeda Take on “Lone Wolves” and “Leaderless Jihad”, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo no. 268, July 2013 (Washington D.C.: Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University)
   see also in Russian.

Stepanova E. The Role of Information Communication Technologies in the “Arab Spring”: Implications Beyond the Region, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo no. 159, May 2011.

Stepanova E., “Al-Qaeda inspired transnational terrorism: ideology and organizational forms,” in J.Saikia and E.Stepanova (eds.), Terrorism: Patterns of Internationalization (Sage, 2009), pp. 191–209.
DOI: 10.4135/9788132102205.n10

Chapter 4: “Organizational forms of terrorism at the local and regional levels”;
Chapter 5: “Organizational forms of the violent Islamist movement at the transnational level,”
in Stepanova E., Terrorism in Asymmetrical Conflict: Ideological and Structural Aspects (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), pp. 100–150.

In Russian:

Stepanova E. [The main trends in contemporary terrorism – Part I], in Security Index, vol. 20, no. 3(110), Fall 2014, pp. 95–110.

Stepanova Е. [Transnational terrorism ten years after September 11: decline, rise or transformation?], in Vestnik MGU. Series 25: International Relations and World Politics, no. 3 (2011), pp. 4–34.

Stepanova E.A. [Asymmetrical conflict as an asymmetry of power, status, ideology and structure], in Voyennaya mysl' [Military Thought], no 5. (2010), pp. 47–54, in Russian.

Stepanova E., [Organizational forms of global jihad], in Mezhdunarodnyje protsessy [International Processes], vol. 4, no. 1(10), (Jan.–Apr. 2006), pp. 95–104.

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